Are you sleeping too much, too little? Do you have trouble going to sleep, staying asleep or waking up?
Sleep is as important to health as getting regular physical exercise and eating healthy. Good sleep is an essential factor for maintaining health and wellbeing for children and adults. Trying to maintain good sleep habits in our busy and technology driven society is difficult. The increased use of laptops, TVs and smart phones in the bedroom, complicated by frantic family and work schedules, makes getting consistent and adequate sleep challenging.
Lack of restorative sleep and untreated sleep disorders can impact individual daily functioning (work, school) but also interfere with interpersonal relationships. Fatigue and sleepiness not only reduce work and school productivity but increase the chance for potentially lethal events such as motor vehicle accidents.